Former Nigeria Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi could return at the helm of Nigeria’s national football team to guide the outfit through the African Cup Qualifier matches according to sources. revealed from an inside source at the NFF on Thursday morning that Nigeria president Goodluck Jonathan ordered that the former Nigerian international be reinstated as the head coach of the AFCON defending champions immediately.

The source added that the president had an emergency meeting with troubled NFF president Amaju Pinnick on Wednesday night and advised that Keshi should return as the national team head coach.

Shuaibu Amodu who replaced Keshi as the Super Eagles handler would step down, and Stephen Keshi continues as the head coach, the source further revealed.

This outcome comes after FIFA had given Nigeria until midday Friday, October 31 to put its house in order or risk a lengthy ban following internal conflicts between the Nigeria Football Federation top officials.

A Jos high Court judgment had also sacked the Pinnick-led NFF board following former board aspirant Chris Giwa’s road to the courts of law, before FIFA issued the fresh ultimatum on Tuesday that would knock off the Super Eagles from defending the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco 2015.

The Super Eagles will take on Congo and South Africa next month, encounters they ought to win if they are to retain a chance of making it to the 2015

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